Qatar bans arrivals from 14 countries over coronavirus fears

      Published on Monday, 9 March , 2020      1643 Views     
Qatar bans arrivals from 14 countries over coronavirus fears

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Qatar has temporarily barred travelers from 14 countries from March 9 as a precaution against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, the government announced on Sunday.

The ban covers China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria and Thailand.





Qatar Airways had already suspended flights to and from Italy.



Qatar reported three more cases of the virus on Sunday, bringing the total there to 18.


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Category Government | 2020/03/09 latest update at 11:41 PM
Source : Reuters | Photocredit : Google
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